There are certain things you should know before you scrap your car with any junkyard in Melbourne.

You may have owned a car for many years. As a responsible owner, you may have always taken great care of your car. Done scheduled maintenance checks, driven safely everywhere!

As the years pass by, you may notice that car starts to feel old. There must be some mechanical problems and wear and tear in the interiors of the vehicle. In such circumstances, it’s best to invest in a brand-new car. This will help you save a lot of maintenance cost saves you a headache too.

Most importantly you should invest in a new car for additional safety features. Old cars tend to have outdated technology which makes them more unsafe. With new cars, you get features like Collision Avoidance System, Lane Departure System, Advance Airbag System.

Now when you decide to recycle your old car you should be aware of certain things.  Look for Scrap Car Removal businesses like us, Melbourne VIP Cash For Cars. It’s very important to hire an expert who will guide you through the entire process of scrapping a car in Melbourne.

Top 5 things to do before you scrap your car

  1. Know your Wheels

Before you call any junkyards, it’s necessary to know what kind of wheels your car uses. Is it Conventional Steel Wheels or Modern Alloy Wheels? Be sure to do your research so you can get the best price for your scrap cars. When you are looking for a quote, let the person know about the type of wheels your car has to get the best quote.

  1. Be aware of frauds in the market

Always be aware of middlemen, and other fraud agents in the market. They might give you a high quote price to attract you as a customer, but upon viewing your vehicle change the price drastically. Remember you always have a right to refuse to hand over your vehicle to such agents, they might even ask you to pay for the towing and travel time.

  1. Remove all the valuable items before you junk your car

We normally suggest our customers to do this right after they decide to scrap their cars. If you are someone who uses cars almost every day, treating it like a second home, there are high chances that you might have some belongings in the car like spare coins, water bottles, sunglasses, watches, etc. It’s best to go over each compartment and holders to make sure it’s all empty.

  1. Remove the license Plates

We recommend all our customers to remove the license plate beforehand or while we remove their scrap cars. You may have some time left on your license plate sticker, which will make you eligible for some credits. Check more information on

  1. Ask Questions

When you are shopping around, always make sure to ask questions. Ask Questions like, Is it the Same Day Removal? Can you Schedule Scrap Car Removal? Do you remove cars from underground parking? Can you tow a car without wheels? Is there any hidden cost?

When you recycle car with Melbourne VIP Cash For Cars, we always make sure to give you complete information before you book an appointment with us. There’s no hidden cost when you remove the junk cars with us. We offer the best prices in the industry to scrap any kind of scrap, rusted, junk cars. Call us at (03) 9067 7578 today.


If you are in Cranbourne West, Victoria 3977, and looking to sell your car, below is the best way to visit us.

Contact us at

Melbourne VIP Cash For Cars

Unit 3/2 Lace St

Eumemmerring VIC 3177

(03) 9067 7578